The New York City Street Musicians & Street Artists Album – Part 2 has new updates. The New York City Street Musicians & Street Artists is an ongoing project to document & photograph the various talented musicians and artists who work on various streets and parks of New York City.
Yannyck Chaka was born in Congo & grew up in a family where almost everyone played African pop music & various African musical instruments. He is now a proficient drummer living in New York City but continues to influence people with his amazing drumming skills.
His music style has a strong influence of African pop music, African folk music especially those from Senegal, Jamaica & Congo. he is now working on fusion drumming with African pop tunes & American & Latin dances.
Yannyck Chaka formed the Central Park Drumming Circle in 1997 to encourage people learn & play the various forms of African music. He himself is a percussionist, choreographs his own music & African pop dances, a songwriter and occasionally does a little bit of acting.
Yannyck Chaka also retails his music online & on CDs where he captured his genres like African pop, African tribal & war music, Reggae, Hip Hop, African Samba, Rock, African Rumba, Soca , Soukouss & belly dance music.
The photo gallery shows several drummers playing the soka, tunka & other African war music on their Djembes in Central Park, NYC. The drummers include Yannyck, Matinga, Colleen & Gabbano amongst others.
To view more photos of Yannyck Chaka (Chocolate Chaka) of the Central Park Drumming Circle & the Jungle Boy playing African pop music on the Djembe in Central Park, NYC go to the New York City Street Musicians & Street Artists Album – Part 2 photo documentary.